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'Steal The Sky' Puts A Swashbuckling Spin On Familiar Fantasy

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:05am

Megan O'Keefe kicks off a new fantasy series with Steal the Sky, an adventure set in an arid land where rare-element powered airships sail above mining towns packed with charming crooks and con men.

The Tea Partier's Quandary: What To Make Of Trump's Rise?

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:04am

Matt Kibbe, former president of FreedomWorks and "card-carrying member of the tea party," is no fan of the GOP front-runner. He says Trump's nomination may "lead to the death of the Republican Party."

Friendships And Fractures: 30 Years Of Pickup Basketball

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:01am

NPR's Peter Breslow started a weekly game in 1982. He wonders why he's still playing, all these years later.

Great White Shark Dies After Just 3 Days In Captivity At Japan Aquarium

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 10:48pm

The animals have almost never taken well to being kept in a tank. The shark at the Okinawa aquarium refused to eat. "The shark never had to die like this," a PETA spokesman says.

Episode 675: The Cost Of Crossing

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 6:30pm

Sneaking people across the U.S.-Mexico border is a well established, booming business. Today on the show, we meet a businessman and a client in the evolving industry of human smuggling.

Clinton Emails Raise Questions Over Secure Faxes And An 'Old Friend's' Influence

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 6:03pm

A particular email drew scrutiny into whether Hillary Clinton had directed an aide to send secure material over an unsecure fax. And more emails from controversial adviser Sidney Blumenthal surface.

Dayo Okeniyi Is Probably The First Nigerian Actor To Be Shot By J-Lo

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 5:48pm

Why are Nigerians making a splash in Hollywood? We ask a star of the new NBC series Shades of Blue.

Ugly Fruit Is Ripe For A Close-Up, As 'Shark Tank' Takes On Food Waste

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 5:42pm

A Maryland-based start-up is selling imperfect and surplus fruits and vegetables via subscription. It's co-founder will try to persuade investors food waste is good business tonight on ABC.

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